, the capital of the State of Bihar Known earlier as
Pataliputra. The emperors Chandragupta Maurya, Ashoka and
Samudragupta ruled, unified and spread
's message from here. Among the later rulers of
the name of the great Afghan administrator, Sher Shah Suri's.
Besides being the capital of Bihar, Patna
is also its cultural metropolis and a great tourist attraction. Some of its
imposing building show how the aesthetic features of old architecture can be
gracefully preserved even in a modern edifice.
of Tourist Interest
structure was meant by the British to be
's granary. Commissioned by Warren
Hastings in 1876, and built by Captain John Garstin, it could store 137,000 tonnes
of grain.Golghar is 1 km away from
shrine consecrates the birthplace of the tenth religious preceptor (Guru) of the
Sikh faith, Guru Govind Singh. Commissioned by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, this
gurudwara built of white marble stands in the older part of the city. With special
permission, you can get to see the personal belongings of the guru as well as
ancient Sikh scriptures.
Kumhrar, site of the ancient city of
, lies 5 kms from
railway station.Excavations have revealed wooden ramparts and parts of the palace
belonging to the Mauryas..One can see the remains of the 80-pillared hall that so
impressed Greek traveller Megasthenese. The pillars still retain the famous
Mauryan polish, the secret of which masons and architects are yet to fathom.
Gandhi Science Complex, is one of the must visiting places in Patna. This is among
few Planetarium's (Taramandal) in India.
There are some fine displays of metal and stone sculptures from the Maurya and
Gupta reigns; terracotta idols and other artifacts from the site of
; and breathtakingly beautiful thangkas (Buddhist scroll paintings).
Pathar ki Masjid
It is also known as Saif Khan's
mosque, Chimmi Ghat mosque and Sangi Masjid.Parwez Shah, the Mughal Emperor
Jehangir's son, constructed this beautiful mosque in 1621 near the Harmandirji.
of the Bihar Vidyapeeth, a
, established in 1921, this was the place from where the struggle for
's independence was launched in the State. Today, Sadaquat Ashram is a memorial
dedicated President, Dr. Rajendra Prasad.His personal belonging are on display
, it was raised on the foundations of Sher Shah's fort. As the museum is privately
owned, you need prior permission to visit.
Padri ki Haveli
Haveli is the oldest Christian shrine in
and among the only ones with such intricate work.
It was constructed in 1772, this
has been a victim of history. It is a place where Mother Teresa got her training.
Khuda Baksh Library
It is one of the national libraries in India. The Khuda Baksh Library has an
envious collection of Arabic and Persian manuscripts including a teeny 25mm wide
Quran, rare books and Rajput miniature paintings.
The best time to visit :- The best
time to visit is between October
||The nearest Airport is at Patna
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